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Course description
  SLANG AND COLLOQUIALISMS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2018-19

The analysis of slangy and colloquial lexis from a synchronic and diachronic perspective, paying special attention to the way these lexical forms has an impact on the dimensions of linguistic variations.

This subject is aimed at delving into the study of English slang and colloquial lexis, particularly the analysis of lexical and semantic morphology in youth language, as well as those socially marginal variants, deeply rooted in American and British Englishes.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

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Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2018-19

-To be able to describe and analyse the lexicological and semantic mechanisms within informal registers in English.

-To be able to relate slangy units and the social contexts.

-To be able to carry out etymological analysis of colloquial and slangy lexis.

-To be able to carry out lexicological analysis of written texts.

-To be able to compile information on slang and colloquial expressions from written and oral sources.

-To learn how to elaborate lexical corpus of slang and colloquial language.

-To acquire a high competence of English use, especially in terms of slang and colloquial language.

 

 

General

Code: 31052
Lecturer responsible:
SANCHEZ FAJARDO, JOSE ANTONIO
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,80
Practical credits: 0,60
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: ENGLISH STUDIES
    Area: ENGLISH STUDIES
    Theoretical credits: 1,8
    Practical credits: 0,6
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught